How to re-flash arduino drive

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This page show how to flash the arduino board
See how to download the arduino software and apply it to a rep rap printer.

Flashing an arduino drive can sometimes be difficult. This page will show you how to reflash the arduino drive and connect a thermistor as the heat sensor.


Contents

Download Marlin

1. Go to [[1]]

2. Click on beta 1 of v1.0.0


3. Click on Marlin


4. Click on Zip file

5. Open Zip File

Download Arduino

1. Go to http://www.arduino.cc/en/Main/Software#toc2

2. Download Arduino 1.5.8

Open Arduino

1. Open the new software of Arduino that was just downloaded

Access the File

1. Copy the un- zipped folder "Marlin-Marlin" to a new location so it is not zipped

2. Unzip

3. Open marlin.pde in Arduino


Connect to Drive

1. Connect Arduino Board to the computer to upload the firmware to re-flash

Changes to Firmware

1. Change baudrate to 115200

a. will connect to this number on when printer is connected to print

2. Change thermal sensor

a. Change the Temp_Sesnor_0 to # 7 
b. Might need to look up the table in the software to choose the correct sensor for your printer. 7 is just for a specific type of thermistor 

3. Click on the Tools tab

4. Change the Board to "Arduino Mega: 2560 / MEga ADK"

5. Upload

a. This will put the firmware on the drive